Category: Preventive Dentistry

Scheduling Your Next Teeth Cleaning

If you want to keep your teeth in good health, you should care for your smile each day. Brushing twice a day and flossing once protect you against plaque and tartar, and these habits also keep food particles from gathering on your smile. As important as these habits are, they are not the only forms… Read more »

How Dental Cleanings Fit Into Your Oral Hygiene Efforts

What does your smile care routine look like on a typical day? In addition to thinking about your oral health when picking your meals and snacks, you should have a committed practice in place for cleaning your teeth. Both brushing and flossing protect your enamel and gums against bacteria buildup and prevent the formation of… Read more »

Is It Time For You To Schedule Your Next Dental Checkup?

During your last routine dental exam, were you warned about problems with tartar buildup or treated for tooth decay? With the right daily habits in place, you can go through a checkup without needing restorative dental work, and with few concerns about tartar formation or issues with gingivitis. However, this does not mean good behaviors… Read more »

Can One Family Dentist Help Everyone In Your Household?

If you have one dental practice for everyone in your family, you can have an easier time arranging routine oral health services. You can also appreciate having one person you trust to relay important information about your smile, and about your children’s smiles. Sunny Smiles is happy to work with patients of all ages, so… Read more »

The Impact A Lack Of Dental Checkups Can Have On Your Smile

When you stop scheduling regular dental checkups, you leave yourself without important oral health support. At every appointment, you receive helpful feedback about the state of your teeth and gums as well as a cleaning to remove tartar and plaque buildup. Sunny Smiles continues to maintain a safe environment for our patients and team members,… Read more »

Are You Leaving Too Much Time Between Dental Cleanings?

Brushing and flossing thoroughly will help you fight plaque buildup and prevent the accumulation of tartar on your teeth. Unfortunately, your daily routine will not remove tartar deposits that have already built up. With regular dental cleanings, you remain protected against this problem. Unless your dentist has identified an issue that calls for a different… Read more »

3 Issues That We Can Address At Your Next Dental Checkup

At every regular dental checkup, you receive care and attention capable of preserving your healthy smile. You also benefit from early treatment if you have active oral health issues. Unless your dentist sees a reason to ask that you follow a different schedule, you should plan on attending exams on a semiannual basis. With appointments… Read more »

How Consistent Dental Cleanings Improve Your Oral Hygiene

If you want to keep your smile in good health, and avoid problems with tooth decay and gum disease, you should have a daily oral hygiene routine that you consistently follow. Being both thorough and consistent with oral care will help you avoid tartar buildup, which will make it easier for you to protect yourself… Read more »

Starting The New Year With A Dental Checkup

When the new year begins, what will you need to do to make sure it starts on the right note? If you are past due for a routine dental checkup, it can be a good time to set up your next visit! At every routine dental exam, you will receive a thorough teeth cleaning as… Read more »

Should You Schedule A Teeth Cleaning Before The Year Ends?

As we near the end of the year, there may still be several tasks that you have to handle. If you have not stayed current with your preventive dental appointments, you can be vulnerable to problems with tooth decay and gum disease because of tartar buildup. You may already have an issue with poor oral… Read more »